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Yellen Pledges To Use ‘Full Power’ of U.S. Government To Fight Climate Crisis

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said that the U.S. government will muster all of its resources to address climate change in difficult times.
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Biden Plans to Build a Jobs Corps to Save the Planet — California is Already Ahead

President Joe Biden signed an executive order to create the Civilian Climate Corps, telling government agencies to come up with the plan by the...
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Bay Area City the First in the US to Ban New Gas Stations

The city council of Petaluma voted unanimously to make this small North Bay city the first in the nation to ban the construction of...
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Cleveland Will Use 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

Cleveland’s tenth Sustainability Summit released the city’s latest plan to deal with climate change — to reach 100% clean renewable energy by 2050.
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Environmental Protection Policies Can Benefit Businesses, According to Study

New research has revealed that there are many opportunities for businesses to profit from environmental protection policies.
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Activists Appeal on Shipping Companies to Stop Exporting Plastic Waste to Developing Countries

Environmental and social activists have petitioned major shipping lines to stop transporting plastic waste to countries that are unable to dispose of it in...
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More Connecticut Towns Looking To Ban Plastic Bags

A growing number of Connecticut communities are taking action to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery stores.
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Oregon Plans To Modernize Its Recycling Program

Oregon lawmakers are considering House Bill 2065, which is designed to restructure the state’s recycling system.
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Recycling Kitchen Waste Becomes the Next Green Thing

Residents of 12 cities in San Diego County will soon be asked to toss food waste from their kitchens into their green waste bins.
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Plastic Makers Back Fair and Feasible Policies That Improve Packaging Recycling

Members of the American Chemistry Council’s Plastics Division have set a goal for 100% of U.S. plastic packaging to be recyclable or recoverable by...
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